When I was moving my mother from her home of 40 years in New England, where she had lived her entire life, I found books on the topic of “caregiving” on her bookshelves. When Mom was interested in a topic, she researched it. She had been primary caregiver for my father for 10 years before he died.
About 15 years later, she was ready to move to an assisted living community near my brothers in Florida. The move was a huge transition for her, but within two weeks, she had made new friends, was exercising, and had settled in her new environment.
I learned from my mother to move forward in my life, no matter what obstacles. READ MORE….